The rain does not all fall on one roof.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
If you are lonely when you’re alone, you are in bad company.
Alone, adj. In bad company.
Oh, cursed be that arrogant satisfaction in standing alone.
I wonder if living alone makes one more alive. No precious energy goes in disagreement or compromise. No need to augment others, there is just yourself, just truth – a morsel- and you.
Many dark and sleepless nights have I been a companion for owls, separated from the cheerful society of men, scorched by the summer’s sun, and pinched by the winter’s cold, an instrument ordained to settle the wilderness. But now the scene is changed: peace crowns the sylvan shade.
All I know is that I shall never rest easy until I have gone into the desert alone. Until I have followed some of those trails to wherever they go.
Eagles we see fly alone; and they are but sheep which always herd together.